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Tooth loss truth: It’s no longer about the tooth fairy

August 27, 2021

Harvard Health Publishing
When you hear the phrase tooth loss, what comes to mind first? Trauma? Tooth decay? The tooth fairy? While all of these are acceptable associations, there are many more factors involved in tooth loss.

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Primary care, oral health must undo ‘years of separation’

April 12, 2021

Patients and clinicians can benefit by closing the gap between primary care and oral health care, speakers at an online event said. The event, hosted by the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), focused a recent report titled “Innovations in Oral Health and Primary Care Integration: Alignment with the Shared Principles of Primary Care,” which included data on the cost of unmet oral health needs to patients, taxpayers,...

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